v. Goliath

Editeur : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Date de sortie: 2005-02-08

Description

David Boies, the star trial lawyer in a country obsessed with legal drama, proves endlessly fascinating in this compulsively readable account of his extraordinary career.A man of almost superhuman accomplishment, Boies argued a string of headline-making cases before being catapulted to international prominence when he represented Al Gore before the Supreme Court in Bush v. Gore. Brash, reckless, and prideful, he is also charming, charismatic, unerringly articulate in the courtroom, and supremely comfortable in the public eye. Legal journalist Karen Donovan, herself a lawyer, had unprecedented access to Boies for nearly two years. In v. Goliath she gives us a scintillating chronicle of the legal dramas in which Boies has played a crucial role and a riveting, up-close portrait of a singularly gifted lawyer.

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Information complémentaires

Collection: Vintage

Format: EPub

Pages: 384

ISBN: 9780375423604

Information complémentaires

Collection: Vintage

Format: EPub

Pages: 384

ISBN: 9780375423604

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